National Theatre Live - the finest productions, the greatest writers, directors and actors, broadcast live from The National.  It's a unique theatre experience which gets you so close to the action you can almost feel the actors' spit on your face - at a fraction of the price of the real thing, too.   Complete with backstage tours, interviews with the principals and additional insight in to the process of bringing you the show.  And, just occasionally, we showcase the best of the rest - from the RSC, for example.  Watch this proscenium arch...

With allocated seating, just like in the West End!  Please arrive by 6:45, which is when the NT Live extra content begins.  We hope that everyone will have drink in hand and be seated by 7:00, when the live performance starts.  

For the 2015/16 NT Live season Lexi members will be able to use their £2 discount to keep the price at £15.  Otherwise the price will be rising to £17. 

We are also pleased to be bringing you the best of the plays from Kenneth Branagh's new theatre company!


Caesar returns in triumph to Rome and the people pour out of their homes to celebrate. Alarmed by the autocrat’s popularity, the educated élite conspire to bring him down. After his assassination, civil war erupts on the streets of the capital. Nicholas Hytner directs this new take on the Shakespeare classic that will thrust the audience into the street party that greets Caesar’s return, the congress that witnesses his murder, the rally that assembles for his funeral and the chaos that... More info

Anne-Marie Duff and Rory Kinnear lead Shakespeare's murderous tragedy. Directed by Rufus Norris (London Road, The Threepenny Opera), Kinnear plays the tortured monarch who falls under the scheming machinations of his cruel wife and murders his way to the crown.  But what price his sanity?  Kinnear is joined by Anne-Marie Duff as his Lady.

Visceral, with a supernatural element, The Scottish Play explores the all-consuming effect of power. Gaining power through unbridled... More info

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